Heart Broken Open

 This past Sunday's service was called "Heart Broken Open". Share a positive attribute or strength that was the result of an experience of heartbreak, either for you or someone close to you.  Became more in touch with my body and emotions after experiencing severe panic attacks in my early 20s. Having more empathy for women [...]

Vaccine Update (as of January 27, 2021)

Click here for the most recent vaccine update! Miraculously, less than a year into this pandemic, the vaccine is here. Also, good news: Colorado, in comparison to other states, has been generally successful at distributing our supply as it comes in. Be sure to check out the Colorado vaccine dashboard for details!   In early January, as Colorado […]

Your own tiny shifts….

What is a small shift or change that you have made at some point that had a beneficial impact on your life?   A keen awareness of surrender to what is. It gets tiring swimming upstream. Just learning to lean into the moment and appreciate all the attendant feelings. Adding tai chi chih to my [...]

Acknowledging 2020

 As we crossed from one year to the next, we also sought to encourage this kind of acknowledgment. The first week of January we prepared a message to recognize the challenges of 2020, and we engaged in some of the most meaningful experiences of community, creativity, and connection I’ve ever experienced.   But then, January 6th happened, […]

Caring and Circles Update

When colleagues ask me what I love most about Foothills, I always respond, “I love how they embrace learning and experimentation as a core part of who they are.” Over the past nine months, we’ve been doing a lot of experimentation. And I’m excited to give you an update on the culmination of nearly six […]

New Year’s Resolutions

Last week we asked you to share one goal that you have for yourself for the new year. Here is what you told us:   2021 is the year of the Ox who is the slowest animal in the Chinese Zodiac reminding us to go slowly and exercise patience. So I am going to try [...]

Changing the world in ways too small to fail

The start of 2021 is not a usual “new year.” We can’t make plans in the usual ways, and we can’t count on it as a new beginning the way we usually think about January.   Instead, we find ourselves in a unique in-between space, as we look back at the incredible change and challenges […]

Anger, Heartbreak, and Chaos at the Capitol

Usually when I write a post like this, especially in this last year, I start with a wish that I hope that this finds you doing well. But tonight, I am hoping that this finds you angry, and deeply disturbed.   Because what happened today in our country should anger and disturb all of us. […]